Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

19th August 2012

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W. 67th St. “adventure playground,” 1966, designed by architect Richard Dattner.

More on historic NYC playground design here.  Long but worth the read.

Interestingly, it is now illegal in NYC for an adult to even be in a playground without a child.  In the article above, Dattner himself admitted feeling uncomfortable walking into one of his own creations, for fear of arrest.

W. 67th St. “adventure playground,” 1966, designed by architect Richard Dattner.

More on historic NYC playground design here. Long but worth the read.

Interestingly, it is now illegal in NYC for an adult to even be in a playground without a child. In the article above, Dattner himself admitted feeling uncomfortable walking into one of his own creations, for fear of arrest.

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